Basic 4 Step Procedure For Diagnosing CTS And Other RSI

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
STEP #1: Provide your doctor with a complete and accurate medical and work history. Your doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms. The commonly associated symptoms  include: Tingling, pain or numbness in the hand(s). These symptoms commonly occur  while you are sleeping. People often mistakenly believe this sensation occurs because they are sleeping on their […]
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Can Employers Prevent Their Employees From Developing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome And Other Repetitive Stress Injuries?

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
The physical effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be prevented or at the very least, substantially diminished, if it is detected early and timely treatment is received. Companies who employ computer operators can substantially reduce the incidence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by implementing ergonomic and health and wellness programs. The typical cost of modifying a […]
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“Dangers” Of Processing CTS Related Medical Bills Through Group Health Insurance

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
From a legal standpoint, your employer’s role in the Workers’ Compensation claim process is straight-forward and limited. Upon notification that you have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, your employer is required to: Send a one page accident report form entitled Form 45 to their Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier. This will trigger the opening of […]
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How Serious Is The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Problem?

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor has concluded that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the “chief occupational hazard of the 90’s”. Workers are becoming disabled from CTS in record numbers The information below provides some insight as to the affects of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome epidemic on workers and their families both physical and financial: Carpal […]
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What Alternative Methods Are Available To Treat CTS And Other RSI?

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
Generally, the standard course of treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (“CTS“)is to begin with the least disruptive and least expensive options, proceeding, as necessary to more involved procedures. Conservative treatment, going next to medical treatments, and using surgical treatments only in the most extreme cases. CONSERVATIVE TREATMENTS The primary purpose of conservative treatment is to allow […]
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